Morerella cyanophthalma Rödel, Assemian, Kouamé, Tohé, and Perret, 2009

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hyperoliidae > Subfamily: Hyperoliinae > Genus: Morerella > Species: Morerella cyanophthalma

Morerella cyanophthalma Rödel, Assemian, Kouamé, Tohé, and Perret In Rödel, Kosuch, Grafe, Boistel, Assemian, Kouamé, Tohé, Gourène, Perret, Henle, Tafforeau, Pollet, and Veith, 2009, Zootaxa, 2044: 29. Holotype: MHNG 2131.44, by original designation. Type locality: "Banco National Park, N 05° 25′, W 04° 03′, Ivory Coast".

English Names

Morere's Blue-eyed Frog (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 150). 

Distribution

Patchily distributed in the forest zone from central-southern  and southeastern Ivory Coast to southwestern Ghana. 

Comment

 Channing, Rödel, and Channing, 2012, Tadpoles of Africa: 240–241, provided information on comparative larval morphology. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 150–151, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 150–151, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. Soro, Kouamé, Kouamé, Adepo-Gourène, and Rödel, 2019, Herpetol. Notes, 12: 1215–1223, provided records from southeastern Ivory Coast, discussed geographic color variation, and noted is endangerment via habitat destruction. 

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